Monthly Archives: June 2015

Winchester could be split over plans to form a devolved super authority for south Hampshire

Winchester could join Southampton and Portsmouth  in a new Solent City authority Hampshire Chronicle Duncan Geddes, Reporter  ( Nov. 2014) WINCHESTER district could be cut in half under plans to form a giant council across south Hampshire, a civic chief … Continue reading

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Scottish ferry workers strike in privatisation row

RMT members at CalMac walk out over prospect of Serco winning contract to operate services across Clyde, inner Hebrides and Western Isles. Severin Carrell Scotland correspondent Islanders and visitors across the Hebridean islands and west of Scotland face widespread disruption … Continue reading

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Community leaders march on Parliament:

England’s 9,000 parish councils are marching on the Houses of Parliament on 30 June 2015 in a ‘lobby day’ to meet with Members of Parliament. Scores of local (parish and town) council representatives from across the country will be descending … Continue reading

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Isle of Wight Council to be Combined Authority

It has long been known that the Isle of Wight Council would eventually be dismantled by the Government. A recent letter to Government by Isle of Wight council is open to the idea of being brought into a Hampshire-wide Combined … Continue reading

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TUC to organise national demonstration during Conservative Party Conference

The TUC will organise a national demonstration in Manchester this autumn against the government’s austerity agenda and attacks on trade unions. It will take place on Sunday 4 October and will begin with a march through central Manchester, culminating in … Continue reading

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Hullabaloo About Magna Carta:

From the article by Pauline Easton, “Hullabaloo About Magna Carta and Denial of Modern Definitions of Equality and Rights”. http://www.cpcml.ca/Tmlw2015/W45026.HTM#2 …According to the pundits, three of the four key principles of Magna Carta are: “that no one is above the … Continue reading

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The Modern Demand for Equality:

– Hardial Bains – Excerpt from A Future to Face written during the Referendum on the Charlottetown Accord in 1992. *** The demand for a right is the expression of the extent to which the human personality has developed in … Continue reading

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